Ice-T Curses Police on Twitter After His Hell's Kitchen Arrest
By Ben Fractenberg
MIDTOWN WEST — Ice-T had some not so nice words for the police officer who arrested him on Tuesday for driving in Hell’s Kitchen without a seat belt.
"Some punk b---- rookie cop... Made the arrest of his bulls--- career today. Arresting the Notorious Ice T for no seat belt," said Ice-T on his Twitter page.
The 52-year-old rapper-turned-actor also tweeted that the arresting officer had some foul words of his own. "[The officer] said 'I know who you are and I don't give a f---!'"
The “Law & Order: SVU" star was driving his 2009 Cadillac sedan when he was stopped at a seatbelt check point on Eleventh Avenue and West 40th Street around 9 a.m., according to police.
Police said he was not wearing his seat belt and was driving with a suspended license.
"He may play a police officer on TV but his disdain for law enforcement is well documented in his old rap songs and continues with his verbal abuse of a police officer during yesterday’s arrest," PBA president Patrick J. Lynch said via a statement.
"Real police officers enforce real laws that exist to keep everyone safe even a disrespectful former rap performer turned actor whether he likes it or not."
Ice-T, whose real name is Tracy Marrow, was arrested and spent several hours at the 10th Precinct in Chelsea where he was issued a desk appearance ticket and then released, police sources said.
Ice-T denied the license allegation on his Twitter page.
"And for the record. My license in not suspended. I don't and never had a NYC licence [sic]. I have a valid NJ licence [sic]. It was all bulls---...."